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students here for summer camp. erica. >> all right, john yang outside sfo for us. john, thanks. >> more than 182 people were transported to hospitals. some remain in critical condition this morning. miguel almaguer is covering that part of the story for us. he's at san francisco general hospital now, the trauma center there. miguel, good morning. >> lester, good morning. of those 182 victims, many were brought to about a dozen bay area hoptds. the vast majority were brought here to san francisco general hospital. some 53 patients made their way through the front doors here. about half of them were actually small children. today, we know at least six remain in critical condition including one child who was in critical condition. so many folks were being brought here in four different waves separated by about an hour apart. that was a similar scene we saw at hospitals all across the bay area. of course the bay area's home to several trauma centers so they were certainly in good hands. some injuries include broken bones, burns, some other passengers just suffered some scratches and bruises
learned today or at the end of the day yesterday that the guide path technology was not operational at sfo. the folks from sfo seem to suggest that that in no way shape or form should have played a role in what happened. mention about required systems. based on what you heard from the ntsb is there any suggestion that those systems could have helped prevent this if they would have been functional? >> i don't get the impression that the glide slope was the problem. it was a visual approach and pilots are trained to dot that without reference to the glide path. but i am concerned about the power being at idle whether thet auto throttles were engaged because the pilot is supposed to keep hands on the throttles for that reason and he is watching the speed decrease. as the speed decreases he starts to push the throttles forward whether the auto throttles do it or not. >> what does that tell you? >> i don't like to look back and quarterback what a captain has done or the co pilot. i can tell you that that is very unprofessional to not be in a position to control that aircraft regardless of what
and the surviving passengers and any surveillance video that may have captured from the sfo cameras that are everywhere here, i can tell you that. rick. >> there are a lot of surviving passengers for them to talk to. claudia on the ground for us, thank you so much. >> and we go to one of the eyewitnesss that we were talking about. he is joining us from san francisco, tony, what can you tell us as far as your viewpoint and what you saw when the plane came in? >> sure, good evening guys. i was watching aircraft taking off and landing all morning at the san francisco international. i am, you know, here visiting san francisco on business and pleasure and have been here for approximately four days and you know, was trying to time my morning this morning to see a 380 land, i'm an aviation enthusiast and i have never seen it land i wanted to get an opportunity to see that. i was looking out the balcony from the embassy suites and as i do, i see the asiana flight coming in. it looked like a normal orientation for a 777, there was no wobbling, it just seemed to be coming in at a little bit o
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